From Baghdad to Cairo to Edirne, hospitals were major and integral components of medieval and early modern Islamic cities. But what role did they play in these cities and their societies? In this podcast, Professor Ahmed Ragab examines the history and significance of hospitals in Mamluk Egypt and Syria.
This lecture was delivered by CSWR visiting scholar Ulrich Winkler, Associate Professor, Department of Systematic Theology, and deputy director, Center for Intercultural Theology and the Study of Religion, University of Salzburg, Austria.
This lecture, delivered by Kristin Bloomer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and South Asian Religions and WSRP Research Associate, is part of the series Comparative Theology: Lectures and Conversations, coordinated by CSWR Junior Fellow Axel Takacs.
On March 20, Frédérique Apffel-Marglin, Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Smith College, spoke about her latest book, Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World, as part of the "African, Diasporic, and Indigenous Religions in Conversation" series at the Center for the Study of World Religions at HDS.